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China sent 1,000 tons of rice and 162,000 tons of fertilizer to N. Korea in 2018: Data Updated: 2019-05-20 13:08:02 KST

It's emerged that China gave rice and fertilizer to North Korea last year.
That's amid UN Security Council sanctions that prohibit any large-scale economic assistance to the regime.
According to data from China's customs office, Beijing gave the North one-thousand tons of rice, worth about one million U.S. dollars, between May and October 2018.
The data also shows China sent 162-thousand tons of fertilizer, worth more than 55 million dollars.
The shipments of apparently free assistance came shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's visit to China in March last year when he held his first summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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